Columbus Ohio Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Grove City Family History Center is located South of I-270 and West of I-70 off SR-62 on Red Rock Blvd in Grove City,Ohio. It is in located in of the Grove City building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map


  • 2400 Red Rock Blvd Grove City, OH 43123-1134 United States
  • Drive around the building to the back to the door on the right.
  • Language:English


  • 1-614-875-8680



FHC Staff

  • Director: Betty Vollrath 419-908-9053
  • Director: Carol Escue 614-560-1115
    Lauren Kattner 614-801-11
    Jeanne Waltz 806-789-1090

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am to 12:00 and 2:00 to 5:00 pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed major holidays: We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness: Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours:

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • We have over 2,000 films on permanent loan and a collection of books and research helps.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • We have computers, microfilm readers, printers. 

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has a large collection of genealogical resources. The Ohio Historical Society is a great source for Ohio historical information.

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]